Looking Ahead into Travel Trends

Instagram is six years old, Twitter is 10; Expedia began in 1996, Princeline in 1997. Twenty years ago, the Internet came into its own, connecting buyers to brands in ways unthinkable in the 80s. A whole generation has had major technology as close as a computer, and more recently, smartphones. It’s made things easier, it’s made transactions fast, and it’s made some very savvy consumers.

Q and A: Mahesh Chaddah, co-founder of Reservations.com

Originally created to sell excess inventory during slow seasons, OTAs have become the top driver of hotel bookings around the world.

They are now a primary source of revenue for most hotels and allow consumers to easily compare travel options and have gone from offering simple hotel booking sites to providing everything from language support to personalized experience suggestions.

5 Most Romantic Cities in The World

Valentine’s Day is here! In honor of the holiday of love, we’ve compiled a list of the most romantic cities in the world. Use these cities as a form of inspiration for the heart filled season and celebrate your love with a trip to any of these cities. A charming romantic getaway is never a bad date idea after all.

5 Uncommon Romantic Getaways

Romantic getaways are always seamlessly associated with pampering accommodations, long walks on the beach, and candlelit dinners. If you are looking to take a break from such romantic getaways, you will need to take a look at these uncommon romantic getaways. Here is a list of five such uncommon romantic getaways that you can enjoy with your dearest.

Runaway this Valentine's Day

It’s that time of year again. Everyone’s all coupled up and making plans to celebrate their romance for Valentine’s Day. This can be a very stressful time for some people. Between work, school, and maintaining a relationship it can be hard to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day getaway. But fear not! We’ve got you covered. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best V-Day destinations and hotels that are sure to impress your sweetheart.

5 Ways to Do Valentines on The Cheap

Valentine’s Day is a known as a day for intimacy and romance – but also as thee day to shower your beloved in an overcoming number of gifts along with an overwhelming expenditure of every dime in your wallet… for love.

For those of us with a meaner wallet and a passion for experiences rather than your basic material possessions, you’ve come to the right place. Below you will find a list of relatively inexpensive activities that will spark up nothing but the romance with your adored, rest assured your wallet will thank you later.

5 Essential Tips for Living Out of a Backpack for a Month

Swap that five-star resort for a five-pocket backpack and get more bang for your buck on your next traveling adventure. By traveling light, you can open up a whole new world of adventures. But in this case, the "how" is as important as the "where." EDGE chatted with Reservations.com co-founder Mahesh Chaddah for five tips to ensure your journey isn't weighted down with unnecessary items.